Ginger Vieira Bio
Ginger Vieira has lived with type 1 diabetes and Celiac disease since 1999. The author of Your Diabetes Science Experiment, Ginger also works as a cognitive health coach and diabetes expert at www.Living-in-Progress.com. During 2009 and 2010, she set 15 records in drug-tested powerlifting with record lifts of 190 lb bench press, 265 lb squat, and a 308 lb deadlift. The lessons she learned about her diabetes management had an immense impact not only on her success as an athlete, but on every single part of her life as a person living with diabetes. Your Diabetes Science Experiment teaches those lessons in a way any reader with type 1 or type 2 diabetes can understand.
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My diabetes is changing. Until a few years ago, my morning readings were reasonable and within the desired range of under 100 mg/dl. About two years ago, they started slipping upwards into the less-desirable but apparently not-worrisome range of 100-110 mg/dl. Now, this was what was recorded by my Abbott Freestyle Lite meter, which is known to record at the lower end of the home-glucometer variability range, but with my A1c firmly in the high 5s and low 6s, the meter's tendency to...